OHAI Meeting on Caregiving

We had a great turnout for the OHAI Class for Caregiving/Caregivers. Chris Anderson from Northwest Center of Healthy Aging gave a presentation on caregiving and provided an abundance of resources on where to go for information and help concerning the loved one in your care. He also discussed the importance of self care during this […]

May Day Gardening for Children’s Story Time

Our May Day Gardening for Children’s Story Time was a success!  With the help of Mr. Loren Sizelove from the OSU Extension, we learned how to properly plant seeds and starter plants and how to care for them afterwards. We planted tomatoes, okra, cucumber, squash, beets, cantaloupe and watermelon.  This project is a community effort for […]

Libraries Rock Summer Reading Program

The Summer Reading Program is open to young people, preschool through 12 years old. There will be programs with presenters, prize drawings, story times, reading competitions, music and more! Children under 8 years of age must be accompanied by adult supervision. Registration for “Libraries Rock!” begins on May 1st, 2018. For more information, call the […]

OHAI (Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative) Holds Class at the Library

OHAI was here at the library, April 23, for a presentation by Chris Anderson from Northwest OHAI Center of Healthy Aging from Enid.  Chris talked to the group about doctor’s visits, communicating effectively with your doctor and being an advocate for yourself when it comes to your health.  We will have another class on Thursday, May […]

May Day Planting for Children’s Story Time

More Planting at Children’s Time

Today at Children’s Time we took a story walk around our library park area and talked about spring time and how the grass is turning from brown to green and the trees are budding!  We learned about the process of starting a garden or planting flowers and how it takes  water and sunshine to help our […]

Tai-Chi Class Comes To An End

Today was the last class for Tai-Chi. We have enjoyed everyone that participated and hope we get to do this again in the fall.  This class was part of our Health Literacy grant made possible through the Oklahoma Department of Libraries and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.  

Children at Story Time Plant Seeds!

On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, we read books about how seeds grow, all about plants and how to plant our seeds.  Mr. Sizelove from the OSU Extension office demonstrated how to plant our seeds in our very own pots.  Some of the children planted peas and black-eyed peas and others planted daisies and sunflowers.  We […]

Dr. Seuss at Children’s Story Time!

It’s Dr. Seuss time at the library! Today, we sang and dance with our Music & Scarves, exercised and learned balancing with colored bean bags that Liz McBee brought from OSU Extension office. Liz has been teaching the children yoga which involves stretching and balancing.  This class has been a part of our Health Literacy […]

Lady Bugs at Children’s Story Time!

Last Tuesday at Children’s  Story Time, we sang and danced with our colorful scarves, read books about lady bugs and made a healthy snack that looked like a lady bug!  Our books that we read were, ” The Grouchy Lady Bug” and “The Very Lazy Lady Bug”. We talked about the importance of staying active and […]